Handspun Yarn for demo at War Practice

Here is some of the yarn that I finished spinning and plying for my upcoming kick spindle spinning wheel demonstration at War Practice – 12-4 in The Great Hall. The light brown on the left is Shetland Wool, the dark brown is alpaca which was given to me by my friend to experiment with, the…

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How to make a Yarn Swift / Skein Winder the Easy Way!

I had spun too much yarn to wind up easily on my niddy noddy, so I needed another option.  This yarn swift / skein winder was easy to make, is adjustable in size, and for me, completely free because I already had all of the parts. Start with something that will rotate easily.  I had…

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Tietoja Karjalan Rautakaudesta – Information on the Karelian Iron Period

I have seen these images for many years, but didn’t know where they came from.  I finally found the source – Tietoja Karjalan Rautakaudesta – Information on the Karelian Iron Period This book can be found here I don’t know the size of the original pages, so I can’t tell the size of the items.…

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